James Taylor is a respected American singer-songwriter, best known for his sensitive style and sense of lyrical storytelling. He made his eponymous debut in 1968. Since then, almost all of his records have placed within the top 20 on the Billboard 200. Taylor tours frequently and occasionally headlines festival events or fundraisers, as well. During his most recent tours, which have visited international destinations in addition to North American markets, Taylor has performed at a variety of venues, from medium and large theaters to arenas. Among mainstream audiences, he remains best known for his older material, but he also has maintained a sizable and dedicated following for his other works. His concert tickets are popular among his intimately acquainted fans and the more mainstream listeners alike.